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Mayflower Cottages, Standish
For Sale £160,000

  • Quaint Character Cottage
  • Set in Conservation Area
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • Large Open Spaces to Rear
  • Two Double Bedrooms, Two Reception Rooms

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Mayflower Cottages is one of the rare areas in Standish, that still affords community living, whilst within a stones throw of all of the facilities that Standish has to provide, excellent schools, motorway access and an abundance of services and facilities, yet there is a charm of this popular area, forming part of the Mayflower conservation area on the pretty semi-rural border of Haigh and Standish, designated as an area of special architectural or historical interest and originally constructed as accommodation for the workers within the cotton industry and former bleach works. Today, the picturesque setting has proven consistently desirable by those looking for a haven from the hustle and bustle of daily life, being tucked away along this quiet, tree-lined lane and surrounded by beautiful local countryside. The Leeds Liverpool canal is only a short meander away, and a little further afield, the stunning Haigh Hall Country Park, spanning hundreds of acres and home to Haigh Hall, one of the most beautiful stately homes in the North-West of England, and so one is never without a quiet space in which to take a leisurely stroll to relax away the stresses of the day. Whilst the picturesque setting could convince even the most hardened sceptic that this property is in the deepest depths of the countryside, this home is far from isolated, with the bustling village centre of Standish approximately a mile away, providing a host of shops and amenities, as well as excellent schools and transport links via the M6 motorway, proving that having that peaceful life does not necessarily have to mean isolation. The delightful character accommodation brims with both charm and personality, and our clients have tastefully blended modern appointments with all the rustic elements that would be desired from a home of its type, such as open fireplaces, rural outlooks and character features, all of which will become abundantly clear as one enters the lounge, which has a lovely aspect overlooking woodland, as well as boasting a gorgeous feature fireplace with inset wood burner. There is an additional reception room, currently used as a dining area and which leads in to the kitchen, which has recently been re-fitted with a range of tasteful wall and base units, with contrasting work surfaces, and equipped with an integrated electric oven and hob, and space for all of the usual kitchen requirements. Venturing to the first floor, the landing area provides access to the two pretty bedrooms, which are located to the front and rear of the property and take advantage of the pretty views. The good-sized bath room completes the accommodation, and is fitted with a contemporary four piece suite in classic white, comprising of WC, wall-mounted wash hand basin, bath and walk in shower. Externally, there is a small enclosed courtyard to the rear, and one of the only properties with a garage leading to the elevated communal garden area bordering open countryside and woodland beyond, which forms part of the Mayflower Conservation Area and featuring ample space to enjoy the totally unique environment, which would make an ideal spot to enjoy a relaxing glass of wine in those warm summer evenings. Also with the advantage of an allotment space behind the garage. We would highly recommend an internal inspection of this delightful home.

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Arnold & Phillips Standish

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